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region |edmonton & area VILLAGES, TOWNS & CITIES The picturesque Beaumont was once a French farming community, and its downtown core represents a French village with red brick walkways. Treat yourself to dinner at a local restaurant like Chartier. beaumont.ab.ca The rural community of Calmar has a historic main street lined with beautiful murals and floral displays in the summer. There are also plenty of green spaces and walking trails to explore! calmar.ca Devon is where one of the largest oil discoveries in the world was made in February of 1947, when the Imperial Leduc #1 well struck oil. It is located close to attractions like the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. devon.ca Located along the North Saskatchewan River, Fort Saskatchewan sits in an area that used to be home to a North West Mounted Police fort in 1875. fortsask.ca The Fun of Finding Out! Leduc is home to the Leduc Recreation Centre, a world-class curling complex, Leduc Woods House Museum and McLab Centre for Performing Arts. Leduc also has an extensive network of parks and nature areas. leduc.ca twose.ca 60 The Musée Morinville Museum, built in 1909, tells the history of Morinville, displays artifacts and houses an art gallery and a gift shop. morinville.ca Chartier restaurant